Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Nature Network director calls the U.S. "poor"


The Executive Director of New York’s Nature Network, Bill Shore, has characterized the United States’s “true economic condition” with one word: poverty.

That brutal but brief letter appears on p A20 of the Jan. 13 New York Times on “Advice for Obama on the Economy,” link here.

The worst thing we can do is send people to the Malls, when we have a non sustainable energy infrastructure, enormous foreign debt, and balanced of payment deficits.

I guess he could have reminded us that T. Boone Pickens has a Plan.

And he could have talked about the “End of Suburbia” movies. It almost calls for a kind of Amish local, labor-intensive self-sufficiency.

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